As a result of the processes of European integration, European lawyers, policy-makers and managers need to be internationally oriented and culturally open in order to support the political, social and economic improvement of the European Institutions. The Master in “Careers with the European Union” brings together participants from all over the Europe to prepare them for a winning professional future in EU institutions, national governments, politics and NGOs.
The Master in “Careers with the European Union” (MACEU) is a one-year, practice-oriented programme that aims to prepare talented graduates to kick-start their international careers. The Programme merges academic rigor with practical relevance to offer students a unique learning experience. Through interactive lectures, live case discussions, field projects and group work, the Master equips students with frameworks, tools and techniques to build the skill set required for having the opportunity to make a difference for Europe.
The structure of the programme
The programme is organized in 5 Modules:
MODULE 1 – EU Institutions & Law
In the heart of Milan the first module will base the pillars of EU organisation and legislation:
-History of European Integration
-Regulations, directives and other acts
-The EU Institutions
-The European Commission
-The EU organisation model
-Regulatory and consultancy agencies
-EU decision making processes
These courses are thought for interdisciplinary participants and will introduce to the fundamental tools of EU legal and institutional perspectives.
Diversity in the group is an added value feature of the Programme. Participants come from different cultural backgrounds and disciplines. They are carefully selected in order to form a group with similar concerns, while maintaining a balanced mix of vision and cultures.
MODULE 2 – European Policies and Socio-Economic Horizons
In this module participants will learn the fundamentals and uniqueness of EU policy-making and socio-economic development processes, through a case-based methodology and several guest speakers (political-scientists, sociologists, economist, managers with previous experiences in the EU context).
All the courses have a deep focus on policies and socio-economic development:
-Ideas of Europe
-Integration and Governance
-Policy-making and public policy in the EU
-Political economy of the EU
-Economic & social innovation
-Managing European Institutions
MODULE 3 - Culture Immersion (Milan – Italy)
-English Language Laboratory
-French Language Course
MODULE 4 - Internship Programme (Brussels, not compulsory)
The internship programme lasts from 1 to 2 months, according to the choice made at the moment of the enrollment. The European Institutions will be selected, according the preferences expressed by the candidates for their personal development plan.
The candidate will be introduced to his/her Tutor in Italy, who will coach him/her during the internship programme.
Networking events and activities will be promoted to enrich the experience in Brussels, in order to meet other international young professionals.
This module is not compulsory.
MODULE 5 - Project Work and Final Dissertation (Milan, Italy)
At the end of the program, participants are asked to describe their internship experience in the final project work that would be the object of the final dissertation.
This stage is the final step to obtain a Master Degree in “Careers with the European Union”, corresponding to 60 CFU, according to the Italian Ministry of Education.
The Master in “Careers with the European Union” welcomes international recent graduates from a variety of study disciplines and cultural backgrounds. This ranges from those with no professional experience looking for a degree programme that acts as bridge to the real world as well as candidates with up to two years of professional background who seek in-depth knowledge of how theory applies to the real world.
A proven fluency in English (the instruction language) is required.
Prof. Antonio Salvi, Dean of the Department of Economics and Full Professor of Corporate Finance at University LUM Jean Monnet
Master courses are given by University LUM Jean Monnet scientific staff and international prestigious visiting professors and managers (from Universities, European Institutions, research centres, international organizations).
Participants take an examination at the end of each subunit. Examinations are in the form of oral or written exams (i.e. sets of questions, exercises, multiple-choice).
Evaluation is made by the lecturers of the course.
At the end of the course, participants have to pass a final comprehensive oral exam before an Examination Board.
The Master provides students with 60 ECTS credits.
The programme fee is € 8.500 euros. The additional cost of Module 4 is from 3.000 to 4.000 euros.
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